Mark Hurley

Mark Hurley

Mark Hurley is Executive Manager at Schneider Electric with 28 years of experience in facilities management, data center management and property management. He has supported the design, startup and commissioning of commercial office buildings and data centers. Mark has always focused on building strong client relations, team building, and offers strong problem solving, data analytics and communication skills.

How Can Colocation Providers Capitalize on the Growing Market?

Digital and connectivity demands and the need for greater processing power have elevated the importance of data centers in today’s businesses. These factors and more, are driving growth in the… Read more »

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Changing the Market: Hill Country Telco Opens Data Center

The saying “everything’s bigger in Texas” sure rings true for Hill Country Telephone Cooperative (HCTC). What started out as a possible building renovation turned into the construction of an entirely… Read more »

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How to Turn your Telco Facility into a Revenue Driving Data Center in Just Days

Of the many changes that have adversely affected the telecommunications industry over the last several years, one has actually created tremendous opportunity. The transition to new technology has created open… Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Legacy Telco Facilities Can Make Perfect Data Centers

The longest echo lasted 75 seconds and was recorded in Scotland in an empty oil tank measuring twice the length of a soccer field. The central office at your telecommunications… Read more »

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3 Things Your Data Center and Car Have in Common

If you own a car, you know regular tune-ups are a must for avoiding unnecessary repairs. You also know that once you near 100K miles, you better replace the timing… Read more »

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“Capitalizing” on Modular and Prefabricated Data Centers

In a previous post, I wrote about how a “just in time” (JIT) delivery strategy can compress the design and build schedule and help preserve capital. In the past, data… Read more »

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Optimizing Data Center Cost and Reliability

Optimizing data center cost and reliability should be the goal of every data center owner. Failure to do so could impact competitiveness in the marketplace.  In a video interview, “Maintenance… Read more »

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Take the Heat out of Your Hot Spots

Today’s IT equipment is more robust than ever, and new standards developed by ASHRAE are encouraging us to turn up the heat in our data centers. But that’s a daunting… Read more »

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Just in Time Capacity Satisfies CFO and IT Demands

The words data center bring different visions to mind, depending on the stakeholder: CFOs think in terms of the cost to build and the return on investment, whereas, IT personnel… Read more »

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Micro Data Centers: What’s Big is Small

If you read any data center industry news today you are likely to come across the term “micro data center.” The question you might ask is: What is a micro… Read more »

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